SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 15, Pot 7
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.8 mm, rim; 5.9 mm, body; 5.9 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.83 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has four sets of alternating engraved nested triangle motifs. The nested triangle motif includes a negative oval and spur within the nested triangle itself, opposite two small excised negative oval elements enclosed within the larger motif. Each nested triangle is divided by a single vertical engraved line. The engraved lines also have a white clay pigment rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams carinated bowl rim sherds, Burial 15, Pot 7, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 15, Pot 7" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 473.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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